Unemployment

In this Wednesday, June 3, 2020 photo, Juan Santos stocks shelves at the Presidente Supermarket in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami. The U.S. government is set to issue its latest report on the layoffs that have left millions unemployed but have steadily slowed as many businesses have begun to reopen and to rehire some laid-off workers. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
AP News
June 04, 2020 - 6:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1.9 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that many employers are still cutting jobs even as the gradual reopening of businesses has slowed the pace of layoffs. The total number of people who are receiving jobless aid rose slightly to 21...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, left, attend the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Michael Kappeler/DPA via AP, Pool)
June 03, 2020 - 3:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — Europe's unemployment rate ticked up modestly last month, contained by use of labor programs that have kept millions of workers on payrolls and as some people stopped looking for work, official data showed Wednesday. The jobless rate in the 19 countries that use the euro rose to 7.3%...
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A woman walks past a boarded up business, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in East Cleveland, Ohio. The state says about 1.3 million Ohioans have filed unemployment claims in the past 10 weeks as Ohio's stay-at-home order depressed the economy and led to widespread layoffs. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says about 42,000 people filed claims for the week ending May 23. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 28, 2020 - 7:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus crisis threw at least 2.1 million Americans out of work last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country, stoking fears Thursday that the scourge is doing deep and potentially long-lasting damage to the U.S. economy. Despite a few glimmers...
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Graduates Face Stiff Competition As They Enter Workforce During Pandemic
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Matt Bigler
May 26, 2020 - 9:27 am
Graduation season is in full swing, but many graduates are facing an uncertain future thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - MAY 19: A pedestrian walks by a closed Pier 1 store on May 19, 2020 in San Francisco, California.
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Melissa Culross
May 24, 2020 - 2:32 pm
Jobless rates are a little bit lower in parts of the Bay Area - especially San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.
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In this March 18, 2020 photo, Construction continues at a housing plan in Zelienople, Pa., The housing market has stalled, but homebuilder stocks are up sharply amid signs that sales are starting to improve. Still, the outlook for a housing market recovery remains cloudy, given uncertainty over the pandemic's impact. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
May 21, 2020 - 11:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. economy and housing market had set homebuilders up for a strong 2020. That was before the efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic knocked the economy into a skid, dimmed consumer confidence and left a record number of Americans unemployed. The housing...
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A foreign reporter who was selected to cover the opening ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) walks by medical workers after receiving a coronavirus test, at a hotel in Beijing, Thursday, May 21, 2020. This year's version of China's biggest political meeting of the year will be unlike any other. Delayed from March because of the then-spiraling coronavirus outbreak, the decision to go ahead with the gathering signals a partial return to normalcy in the country where the pandemic first broke out. "Partial" being the operative word: The congress will be far from normal. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
May 20, 2020 - 8:34 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Japan approves lifting state of emergency in three...
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Wallet
Tarrah Gibbons
May 17, 2020 - 8:58 am
If you recently received unemployment benefits, a group of international fraudsters has been allegedly attacking United States unemployment systems.
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Doug Sovern
May 14, 2020 - 1:49 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom laid out his revised May budget Thursday afternoon in a marked difference from his last budget presentation.
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CEO's project optimism despite global losses
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Matt Bigler
May 14, 2020 - 9:41 am
U.S. workers continue to be hammered by the pandemic, with nearly 3 million first time unemployment claims filed last week , down slightly from the week before. And many workers who have kept their jobs are facing pay cuts. But businesses are sounding a note of optimism during the economic turmoil.
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